INDIANAPOLIS, IN – $200 cash, plus a place in history, are the prizes offered by Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution in their “Salute Indiana!” competition for the creation of a “salute” or “pledge” to the Indiana state flag. Entries are being accepted now at http://www.SaluteIndiana.org, until September 2, 2016. The winning submission will be… Continue reading Indiana DAR Sponsors Statewide Bicentennial Competition
Congratulations to Greta Fisher, Local and Family History Librarian at the St. Joseph County Public Library, on being named St. Joseph County Genealogist by the Indiana Genealogical Society! In this role, Greta will serve as a liaison between researchers and St. Joseph County’s genealogical resources, making it easy for people to find the information they need.… Continue reading New St. Joseph County Genealogist!
If you haven’t perused the free military databases found on the Allen County Public Library website you are missing a wonderful resource for military images, documents, diaries, and records. Visit the free database “Our Military Heritage” by clicking on the link below. Happy searching! Our Military Heritage Our Military Heritage includes images of books, pamphlets,… Continue reading Free Military Databases
Katherine R. Willson, Professional Speaker and Genealogist, has compiled a valuable list of YouTube channels you should be subscribing too! Among those are channels dedicated to DNA, Genealogy Classes, Fold3, British Isles, Ireland, Canada and the list goes on! She has over 75 channels listed for you to check out by clicking here! If you are… Continue reading Genealogy YouTube Channels
Did you ever come home with something you never intended to buy? That happened to me last weekend at Picker’s Paradise in Niles. A cabinet card portrait of 5 children caught my eye. The children seemed well cared for, happy and well dressed, so it was a surprise when I saw the handwritten note on… Continue reading Picture Found in Flea Market Reveals Holloway Family Mystery
FamilySearch has released the following release: From July 15-17,  FamilySearch International and supporting organizations are coordinating the single largest gathering of volunteers online from around the world to help in the noble effort to save, and increase access to, the world’s genealogically significant historical records. With a target of 75,000 online volunteers for the… Continue reading Family Search Indexing Project
Have a special skill to share or just some extra time to donate? We are always looking for volunteers! Would you be willing to: ___ Help or Teach Workshop/Class ___ Serve on the Membership Committee ___ Serve on the Program Committee ___ Serve on the Publicity Committee ___ Serve on the Spring Conference Committee ___… Continue reading Volunteers Needed!